Awarded a Master of Arts Degree in Experimental Psychology from California State University San Bernardino, California in 1990.
Defeated Arnold Schwarzenegger in the 1968 Mr. Universe competition in Miami , Florida. He also won Mr. Universe 2 more times in London, England in 1970 and 1972.
Frank Zane won Mr. Olympia, bodybuilding's highest title, 3 times: 1977, 1978, 1979.
Appeared on the sleeve of Grand Funk Railroad's 1974 album "All the Girls in the World Beware!!!" with fellow-bodybuilders Arnold Schwarzenegger and Franco Columbu. Band member faces were cleverly superimposed on their muscle-bound bodies.
Only three people have defeated Arnold Schwarzenegger in a bodybuilding contest, Frank Zane is one of them.